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DIY recipe How to prepare Ghanaian chicken stew

Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.

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  • Chicken thigh
  • Flour
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Pepper
  • Tomatoes
  • Chicken seasoning
  • Curry powder
  • Nutmeg
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Rice
  • Rosemary
  • Green pepper

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  • Remove the the skin of the chicken and cut into desirable sizes.
  • Wash the chicken twice and put a big saucepan.
  • Add blended onion, garlic, ginger, salt and chicken seasoning.
  • Stir and steam for about 3 minutes. Don't add water.
  • Turn over the meat and allow to steam for another 3 or more minutes depending on the tenderness of the meat.
  • When all parts of the chicken are well steamed, put into a colander to separate the stock for the main chicken.
  • Dust the chicken with flour.
  • Heat pan over medium high heat until hot and then add the olive oil. Swirl to coat and then add the chicken.
  • Fry on one side until browned and then flip.
  • Brown the second side and then transfer the chicken to a bowl.
  • Add chopped onion and garlic and saute until tender and starting to brown.
  • Add grinded pepper, tomato puree and stir intermintently.
  • After 6-10 minutes, add chicken stock and allow to cook.
  • Taste for salt, add rosemary, curry powder, nutmeg and chopped onions and green pepper.
  • Finally add fried chicken and allow to simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Serve chicken stew with rice, yam or plantain.
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